“Leap with KNSU as health care takes flight!”
The purpose of the Department of Health and Exercise Science is to cultivate professionals who can maintain and enhance the public's health in modern society by prescribing exercise programs suitable for individuals and by providing services related to stress management, nutrition, care of abnormal physical symptoms, and more
Careers after Graduation
Graduates will be qualified to become exercise specialists, health/fitness instructors, athlete trainers, and personal trainers.
Major related certificates include those for Sports for All Instructor (1, 2, 3 levels), Sport Game Instructor (2, 3 levels), Athlete Trainer, Clinical Trainer, Child Physical Exercise Instructor (1, 2, 3 levels), Yoga (1, 2, 3 levels), Pilates (1, 2, 3 levels), etc.
Human Anatomy, Exercise Biochemistry, Human Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Sport Medicine, Practice in Sport-specific Exercise Testing, Sport Nutrition, Exercise Prescriptions by Different Illnesses, Aging and Health, Sport Biomechanics, Cardiovascular System Disease, Therapeutic Exercise, Mental Health, Sport Massage, Golf, Electrocardiogram (ECG), etc.
- March 1, 1995: Established the Department of Health Management.
- March 1, 2003: Became the Sport and Health Management Major within the School of Sport Health & Welfare
- March 1, 2011: BecDepartment of Health and Exercise Science (department system)
- Axis (academic club): Rehabilitation and athlete trainer
- Madness (practice: Exercise Prescription, personal trainer field
Other Strengths of the Department
Students can learn theories that are difficult to acquire in ordinary physical education departments, and combine what they've learned in their studies with on-the-job training in hospitals and sport clinics during school vacations. These experiences give students an advantage in finding work after graduation.